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The Virtual Explorer BlogThe Virtual Explorer Blog

If you're interested in the web you might find my blog The Virtual Explorer ( interesting. Mostly intellectual reflections on possibilities that are emerging, rather than just a newscast on the latest and greatest tech - there are already plenty of those blogs, after all!

The Sunday Roaster BlogThe Sunday Roaster Blog

Alternatively there's the blog for my main hobby, cooking. I do keep a rather intermittent blog about by culinary exploits called The Sunday Roaster ( which is primarily about ... you guessed it ... Sunday roasts.

Dr Richard OsborneWelcome to the homepage of Dr Richard Osborne, Educational Technology Consultant, I currently run my own company, Catalysed Ltd, which offers a bespoke service to schools to help them effectively align teaching and learning with the affordances of digital technologies.

I've spent many years working at the interface of technology and pedagogy. My doctoral research focused on how to use technology effectively in education, and provides the theoretical foundation for my work.Tech Trumps You can see this in action in my Tech Trumps, (, digital playing cards in the top trump style, aligned to the UK Government teachers' standards, designed to help teachers find the right digital technologies to suit their needs. These are part of a wider suite of tools and techniques offered by Catalysed Ltd, designed to accelerate learning through digital technologies.

Feel free to contact me () if you'd like to know more about my work and research.